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Randolph

Randolph, Vermont

  •   State: 
    Vermont
      County: 
    Orange County
      City: 
    Randolph
      County all: 
    Orange | Windsor | Washington
      County FIPS: 
    50017 | 50027 | 50023
      Coordinates: 
    43°57′07″N 72°39′54″W
      Area total: 
    47.9 sq mi (124.1 km²)
      Area land: 
    47.9 sq mi (124.0 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.04 sq mi (0.1 km²)
      Elevation: 
    694 ft (420 m)
      Established: 
    1781
  •   Latitude: 
    43,9515
      Longitude: 
    -72,6718
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Lebanon, NH-VT
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    05060
      GMAP: 

    Randolph, Orange County, Vermont, United States

  •   Population: 
    4,774
      Population density: 
    100 residents per square mile of area (38/km²)
      Household income: 
    $53,124
      Households: 
    1,950
      Unemployment rate: 
    5.20%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.00%
      Income taxes: 
    9.50%

Randolph is a town in Orange County, Vermont, United States. The population was 4,774 at the 2020 census. The town is a commercial center for many of the smaller, rural farming communities that surround it. Downtown Randolph hosts the Amtrak station, shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and several gas stations. In 1921, Randolph was the setting for, and provided some of the cast of, a silent movie called The Offenders. It is home to attractions such as the Porter Music Box Museum and the Chandler Music Hall. Randolph was first settled c.1778, when Vermont was an unrecognized state whose government existed in defiance of the government of New York. It was chartered on June 29, 1781 to Aaron Storrs and 70 others, and was originally named "Middlesex". By 1830, when the population reached 2,743, between twelve and thirteen thousand sheep grazed its pastures. By 1859, the town had three gristmills, one oil mill, and one carding mill. In 1848, the Vermont Central Railroad opened service through the town. Randolph's prosperity during the Victorian era endowed it with some fine architecture, including the Second Empire Randolph Railroad Depot and Renaissance Revival Kimball Public Library. Today, Randolph is a thriving meeting-spot and shopping center for the surrounding area, and hosts the Gifford Medical Center, a hospital; Dubois & King, a civil and structural engineering firm; and Randolph Union High School, which also serves students from Braintree and Brookfield.

History

Randolph is the primary city name, but also Braintree, W Brookfield, West Brookfield are acceptable city names or spellings, East Roxbury on the other hand no longer accepted or obsolete and are no longer used as a designation. The official name is Randolph, Vermont. Vermont granted the town on November 2, 1780, when the New Hampshire settlers could not locate the original grantees, whose patents were issued by New York. It was chartered on June 29, 1781 to Aaron Storrs and 70 others, and was originally named "Middlesex". In 1859, the town had three gristmills, one oil mill, and one carding mill. In 1848, the Vermont Central Railroad opened service through the town. In 1921, Randolph was the setting for, and provided some of the cast of, a silent movie called The Offenders. In 1922 the same was true for the film Insinuation. Downtown Randolph hosts the Amtrak station, shops, restaurants, a movie theater, and several gas stations. Also located in Randolph are the Gifford Medical Center, a hospital; Dubois & King, a civil and structural engineering firm; and Randolph Union High School, which also serves students from the neighboring towns of Braintree and Brookfield. Today, Randolph is a thriving meeting-spot and shopping center for the surrounding area. The town is home to attractions such as the Porter Music Box Museum and the Chandler Music Hall. It is also home to the Second Empire Randolph Railroad Depot and Renaissance Revival Kimball Public Library. It has been named after Edmund Randolph, who was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives from the state of Vermont from 1770 to 1780. It also has a post office, postmaster, and postmaster general.

Geography

Randolph is drained by the second and third branches of the White River.According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 47.9 square miles (124.1 km²) of which 47.8 square miles is land and 0.04 square mile (0.1km²) (0.08%) is water. The town is located in the eastern part of the state, near the state line with New Hampshire. It is located at an elevation of 438 feet (157 meters) and has a population of 1,856. The city's population was 1,788 at the 2010 census. It has an area of 47.9 square miles (124.0 km²), of which  47.7 square miles (124.0 km² is land and 0.04 square mile (0.08 mile) is water. It was founded in 1836. The White River runs through the town and empties into the Hudson River, which flows into the Red River. It also flows through a section of New Hampshire known as the "Red River Valley" The town's name is derived from the name of the town's first postmaster, William Randolph, who was born in the town in 1837. The current mayor of Randolph is the son of a former mayor of the same name, who served from 1846 to 1855. He is a former member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives and served as mayor from 1973 to 1978.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 4,853 people, 1,769 households, and 1,144 families residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 97.77% White, 0.21% African American,0.14% Native American, 0.60% Asian, 0.,08% Pacific Islander, 0,02% from other races, and 0.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.54% of the population. The town's population was spread out with 23.3% under the age of 18, 15.9% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44 and 23.1% from 45 to 64. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there are 103.1 males. The average household income was $41,283, and the median income for a family was $50,756. The per capita income for the town is $20,591. About 5.3%. of families and 7.9%. of the residents were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and. 7.5%. of those age 65 or over. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates that the town has a population of 4,749 people, with 1,854 people living in it. The population density is 101.4 people per square mile (39.2/km²).

Education

The main campus of Vermont Technical College is located in Randolph Center. Two public schools operated by the Orange Southwest Supervisory Union serve Randolph. The town is home to the Vermont Institute of Technology, which was founded in 1858. The city is also the home of the Orange County Museum of Art, which dates back to the 17th century, and the Orange City Museum of Natural History, which opened in 1881. It is located on the banks of the Orono River, which flows through the center of the town and into the town of Orange. It was named after the Orange, California, town of the same name, where the city's first post office was established in 1851. The Oronos are a part of the South Orange County School District. The Orange County Library System was founded by the Otonos in 1852. It has a branch in Randolph, where it serves students in grades K6-12. It also has a high school, Randolph Union Jr. High School, grades 712-715, and a middle school, grades K-6. The community has a history of being involved in the civil rights movement, which began in the late 19th century. The first post-secondary institution in the town was the Orangeville School District, founded in 1861, which later became Orange County High School. The school is now part of Orange County Community College, which has a campus in Randolph and a satellite campus in West Orange, New Hampshire. It opened in 1973.

Transportation

Randolph is served by five state-maintained routes. Amtrak provides daily service to Randolph, operating its Vermonter between Washington, D.C. and St. Albans, Vermont. Stagecoach Transportation Services provides local bus transportation across town, Orange County and to and from the White River Junction and Lebanon, New Hampshire areas. The town of Randolph is located in the northern part of Orange County, in the north-central part of New Hampshire, and in the south-eastern part of the state. It is located at the junction of Vermont Route 12, Vermont Route 14, and Vermont Route 66, which is located entirely within Randolph. It also has a population of about 2,000 people, the majority of whom live in the town of about 1,500 people, according to the 2011 census. The city's population was 2,200 people in the 2010 census, up from 2,100 in the 2006 census. It has an estimated population of 3,000. The largest employer in Randolph is the Town of Randolph, which has a workforce of around 1,100 people. The unemployment rate in Randolph, Vermont, is 1.7%. The town's population is about 1.8 percent, down from 1.9 percent in the 2007 Census. The state's unemployment rate is 0.7 percent, the lowest in the state, and the lowest among all U.S. states. The rate of unemployment is lower than the national average, at 0.8 per cent.

International relations

Randolph is twinned with: Myrhorod. It is one of the smallest cities in the United States. It has a population of 1.6 million. It was founded in 17th century as a settlement of English settlers. It became a city in 18th century. It's twin is MyrhOrod, which means "mysterious" in Welsh. It also means "little town" or "mythical town" in English. The town's name is derived from the word "myrrhor" meaning "mystical" or'mythic' and "roaring' or 'roaring', which means 'rushing' or "raging' in Welsh, which is a word for 'raging', or 'thriving' in English, and'myrhor' meaning 'to run or to run' or to 'run' in the U.S. The city's name means 'the river' in Scottish Gaelic, meaning 'river of the river' and 'river' in other languages. It means 'Randolph' in Swahili, 'river-of-the-river' or 'Randolph-Myrhor', 'Myrrh' in "Randolph" or "Randolph's River' in Scots Gaelic.Randolph has its own version of the English language, 'Randol', which is used as a name for the town. It may also be known as 'Randor' in Scotland and 'Randall' in England.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Randolph, Orange County, Vermont = 93.5. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 60. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 80. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Randolph = 3.1 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 4,774 individuals with a median age of 37.7 age the population grows by 5.19% in Randolph, Orange County, Vermont population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 100 residents per square mile of area (38/km²). There are average 2.37 people per household in the 1,950 households with an average household income of $53,124 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 5.20% of the available work force and has dropped -0.39% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 34.02%. The number of physicians in Randolph per 100,000 population = 160.8.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Randolph = 40.2 inches and the annual snowfall = 82.5 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 127. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 159. 80 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 1.3 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 55, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Randolph, Orange County, Vermont which are owned by the occupant = 65.71%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 48 years with median home cost = $148,700 and home appreciation of -1.62%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $19.22 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $8,776 per student. There are 10.2 students for each teacher in the school, 165 students for each Librarian and 197 students for each Counselor. 9.46% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 15.78% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 10.48% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Randolph's population in Orange County, Vermont of 3,141 residents in 1900 has increased 1,52-fold to 4,774 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 48.96% female residents and 51.04% male residents live in Randolph, Orange County, Vermont.

    As of 2020 in Randolph, Orange County, Vermont are married and the remaining 49.05% are single population.

  • 22.8 minutes is the average time that residents in Randolph require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    69.45% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 14.95% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.48% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 6.34% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Randolph, Orange County, Vermont, 65.71% are owner-occupied homes, another 27.68% are rented apartments, and the remaining 6.61% are vacant.

  • The 14.18% of the population in Randolph, Orange County, Vermont who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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